The Spectrum Golden Years
Welcome to my site dedicated to the Golden Years of the ZX Spectrum, 1982-1986. Here you will find a detailed history of the Spectrum, plus the very best games released for it during this period.
The most influential characters and companies of the Spectrum's golden age.
With leading figures from the Spectrum's early years.
Some top Spectrum-related downloads for your enjoyment.
A thanks to everyone who has helped me with this site.
All about me and how this site came to exist.
A complete history of site updates.
This website is best viewed on Microsoft Internet Explorer in 1024x768 resolution.
A look at the finest games released for the Spectrum during its golden age, in a variety of different categories. Includes reviews of the all-time greats, the forgotten classics and a top five as voted for by hundreds of visitors.
Beat 'em up
Shoot 'em up
The history of the period 1982-1986. Sinclair's rise and fall and the changing face of the software industry.
The Golden Years Survey
Take the Spectrum Golden Years survey and reveal the details of your computer owning past.
Play my very own Spectrum game
While bored one lunchtime, I came up with a game modestly titled Professional Coat Getting Simulator. I've been told it's surprisingly addictive, so if you have a Spectrum emulator, why not give it a whirl.
Copyright, R.Tayler 2000